Top Spots for wine lovers in Cape May, plus beer lovers too!

Cape May is not only a culinary capital in New Jersey, it’s a beer, wine, and spirits capital as well. Here, there are several local wineries, two distilleries, and a brewery, each producing top-notch cocktails for all to enjoy. For those who like to imbibe, there are plenty of Cape May events and things to do that pair local charm with delectable drinks. 


Date-specific events for Cape May Wine Lovers 

Harvest Brew Fest | September 18, 2021 

At Harvest Brew Fest, celebrate Southern New Jersey with craft beer, wine, delicious food prepared by local vendors, crafts, live music, and much more. Join this special event and honor all things LOCAL in Cape May. Visit Cape May MAC for details. 


Bikes & Beers First Annual Cape May Event | September 25  

For the first time, Cape May Brewing Company is teaming with Bikes & Beers for a new Annual event. Featuring three routes departing from Cape May Brewing Co. and winding through idyllic Cape May, all routes feature morning fuel stations, markers, rest stops with refreshments, ride marshals, and SAG support. End the ride back at the brewery for live music, games, giveaways, and – of course – beer.  



On-going events for Cape May Wine Lovers 

Fire Pit Fridays (and Saturdays) at Willow Creek Winery 

Enjoy locally grown, produced, and bottled wines and live music courtesy of local artists, fireside. Willow Creek also offers a lovely selection of tapas and small plates. Every Friday night beginning at 5:30 pm.  


Visit one of four Cape May wineries, open year-round: 

  • Cape May Winery 
  • Willow Creek Winery 
  • Natali Vineyards 
  • Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery 


Visit the Cape May Brewing Company

Visit the Cape May Brewing Company Tasting Room and Beer Garden, open every day. On weekends, enjoy their Brewtanical garden. Tours available with assorted samples.


Saturdays on the Crushpad 

Hawk Haven Vineyards presents Saturdays on the Crushpad, enjoy an afternoon of wine, food pairings, and a variety of musical performances by local singer-songwriters. Saturdays beginning at 11 am. 


Cold Spring Brewery 

Welcome to New Jersey’s first non-profit micro-brewery. Located in Historic Cold Spring Village, this brewhouse was developed in 2014 in a three-bay English-style barn built in 1804. Here, sample a number of homemade ales that commemorate Cape May’s English heritage and history.  


Tour the Nauti Spirits Distillery or Cape May Distillery 

Nauti Distillery makes craft spirits from its own farm-grown sweet potatoes and corn that are sorted, washed, milled, cooked, and bottled on-site. Tours include a tasting of assorted Nauti products.  


Visit Cape May Distillery Tasting Room 

Founded by two college friends, Cape May Distillery is historic Cape May County’s first craft distillery, producing a variety of handcrafted spirits including rum, bourbon, whiskey, gin, honey spirits, and vodka. Visit the tasting room Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 pm to 6 pm.  


Book your Cape May fall vacation at The Queen Victoria for these fun happenings for wine lovers in Cape May. The Queen Victoria is the best bed & breakfast in Cape May. With whimsical charm and delightful Victorian-inspired rooms, plus delicious homemade breakfast and afternoon tea, our Cape May Inn is the ideal place to visit this fall.